“Stranger Things” added a warning card at the beginning of the first episode of its new season 4 after the devastating mass shooting at a primary school in Uwalde.
The message warns Netflix users of a scene that some may find “alarming.” It comes after an 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Rob Elementary School on Tuesday, killing 21 people.
“We shot this season of Stranger Things a year ago. But given the recent tragic shooting at a school in Texas, viewers may find the opening scene of episode 1 disturbing, “the statement said. “We are deeply saddened by this indescribable violence and our hearts are with every family that mourns for a loved one,” the card reads.
Season 4 of the hit show premiered on Friday, May 27 on the streaming platform and comes after a long delay due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The new season is so busy that the creators of the show decided to show the new episodes in two volumes. Volume 2 is scheduled to debut on July 1.
According to show creators Matt and Ross Duffer, the show should end after season 5.
“Stranger Things” premiered in 2016 and delves into the story of “a young boy who disappears, a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and a strange little girl,” according to Netflix.
The show stars Winona Ryder, David Harbor, Millie Bobby Brown, Noah Schnap, Finn Wolfhardt, Caleb McLaughlin and Gaiton Matarazzo. You can watch the new season or previous episodes here.
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Stranger Things adds warning card early season 4 after deadly shooting with Uwalde
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